• 14 Days, 13 Nights
  • Safaris
  • From $5,643

Tour Description

This 14-day Comfort Safari & Authentic Cultural Experience, providing an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of Tanzania. Explore the major parks of the northern circuit and engage with local tribes. Visit Arusha National Park, Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park, all teeming with abundant wildlife and rich flora and fauna. Encounter a diverse array of wild animals including lions, elephants, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, endangered black rhinos, and much more.

Why you choose this package

Includes

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

    Exclude

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline 10-15 usd per person per day )
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Season - Number of People 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
High Season Jan - Mar, Jun - Dec $5,643 $5,137 $4,659 $4,659 $4,659
Low Season Apr - May $5,132 $4,675 $4,169 $4,169 $4,169

Tour Description

1

Arrival in Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Arusha Airport (ARK) which caters for domestic flights, you will be met by Jema Safaris representative who will drive you to your accommodation in Arusha. Your overnight stay will be at Planet Lodge

Accommodation: Planet Lodge

2

Arusha National Park + Walking Safari

After breakfast, go to Arusha National Park for game viewing drives and escorted game walks accompanied by an armed game ranger. A green jewel and home to the fourth highest mountain in Africa—Mount Meru (4,566 m). Anyone visiting this park will be thrilled by the breathtaking landscapes ranging from the Meru Crater in the west, the Ngurdoto Crater in the southeast to the grasslands, and of course the alkaline Momella Lakes in the north-east. Buffalos, zebras, and elephants can be spotted. Arusha Park is an excellent all-year-round bird viewing hotspot though, mainly from November to April when the long-distance migratory birds are in the area. Some of these birds will fly from as far as North Africa and Europe to breed in this enchanting land. The Ngurdoto Crater and also called “Little Ngorongoro” with its rich, swampy caldera and its steep crater walls. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. Thereafter, drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at Mtoni River Lodge.

Accommodation:  Planet Lodge.

3

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will depart for Tarangire National Park. The park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it. This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. In places, the vegetation is quite dense, including elephant grass and acacia woodlands. The park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. You may also see giraffes, bushbucks, and hartebeests. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators, including lions and leopards. There are more breeding species of birds found in Tarangire National Park than anywhere else on the planet!

After lunch and an extensive game drive, we will head to our tented partner lodges for dinner and your overnight stay at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge.

You will spend 2 full days inside Tarangire National Park.

Accommodation: Osupuko tented lodge

4

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will depart for Tarangire National Park. The park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it. This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. In places, the vegetation is quite dense, including elephant grass and acacia woodlands. The park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. You may also see giraffes, bushbucks, and hartebeests. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators, including lions and leopards. There are more breeding species of birds found in Tarangire National Park than anywhere else on the planet!

After lunch and an extensive game drive, we will head to our tented partner lodges for dinner and your overnight stay at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge.

You will spend 2 full days inside Tarangire National Park.

Accommodation: Osupuko tented lodge

5

Mto Wa Mbu Walking Around Lake Manyara National Park

Today you'll drive to the small village of Mto wa Mbu located beneath the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Enjoy a guided cultural tour of the village visiting the Banana farms and the rice irrigation farms. Visitors may see Chagga people from the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro brewing their famous banana beer and mbege. You'll also learn why out of more than 30 varieties of bananas cultivated here, only two species are suitable for producing the drink. Also, see a farmer from Kigoma extract palm oil from palm trees that he brought from the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Appreciate the Sandawe with their fascinating click language, similar to the Khoisan of the Kalahari Desert, making bows and arrows for hunting. Interact with the Rangi from Kondoa using the papyrus from the lakes and rivers for weaving beautiful mats and baskets. After lunch, drive to Lake Eyasi for dinner and your overnight stay at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.

Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

6

Lake Eyasi (Hadzabe Tribe) Visit

Early in the morning, depart on a guided cultural tour of the Hadzabe tribe’s location at Lake Eyasi and get knowledge and experience their way of life. You may want to join hadzabe bushmen on a hunting demonstration by these proud people who mostly live on hunting and gathering wild fruits and roots. Amongst the world’s last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes inhabiting the scrubby bushland, Hadzabe men search for food alone and return home with golden honey, sweet fruit, or hearty wild game when, if available. Their language is similar to Southern Africa’s Bushmen who speak the Click language and their language is believed to still have clicks and pops like no other “ click language” up to the now. You will also have the opportunity to visit a blacksmith tribe of the Datoga whereby different ornaments are made. Return to your lodge for a brunch. In the afternoon, visit Lake Eyasi. Dinner and your overnight stay are at Lake Eyasi Lodge.

Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

7

Elephant Caves + Endoro Falls in The Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will depart for Karatu where you will get a chance to do the walking activity. You will start this 2-hour walking safari through the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Visit the waterfalls and the incredible elephant caves, created by elephants digging through dense rock with their tusks to ingest the vitamin-rich soil. During your hike, you will be guided by an armed ranger accompanied by your guide through a dense forest and spot different animal tracks like the elephant. You will also visit Endoro Falls whereby the scenery is truly breathtaking. You will choose to have a picnic lunch or drive straight to your accommodation for a hot lunch where you will relax at the lodge and later on, prepare for an evening coffee walk. After having the activity done, you will depart to your accommodation for dinner and your overnight stay at Marera Valley Lodge.

Accommodation: Eileen’s trees inn

8

Serengeti National Park

Early morning after breakfast, drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park with a game viewing drive en-route. A UNESCO World Heritage site and a biosphere reserve since 1981, Serengeti is one of the oldest and the largest best parks in Africa. Serengeti is one of the most famous wildlife areas in the world with the greatest concentration of wild animals on the planet! This world-renowned park is a sanctuary for the last remaining annual mammal migration in the world. Serengeti National Park is Africa’s most famous park due to the largest concentration of game on the continent and the migration of millions of wildebeest. Serengeti comes from the Maasai language meaning ‘endless plains’ and this rightly describes it. With almost 15,000sq km (6,000sq miles), Serengeti National Park is the second-largest park in Tanzania. Meals and your overnight stay are at Embalakai Camp.

Accommodation: Moyo Serengeti tented Camp

9

Full day at Serengeti National Park

Spend the day immersed in the wonders of Serengeti National Park. Embark on thrilling game drives, seeking out the Big Five and other iconic African wildlife species. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Serengeti's endless plains and marvel at the diverse ecosystems that support an abundance of flora and fauna. Return to Moyo Serengeti Tented Camp for a relaxing evening under the stars.

Accommodation: Moyo Serengeti tented Camp

10

Full day at Serengeti National Park

Continue your adventure in Serengeti National Park, exploring its hidden treasures and wildlife-rich habitats. Whether tracking the Great Migration, observing predators in action, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the African wilderness, today offers endless opportunities for discovery and adventure. After a day of exploration, return to Moyo Serengeti Tented Camp for a final night amidst the sights and sounds of the savannah.

Accommodation: Moyo Serengeti tented Camp

11

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After an early breakfast, you'll drive out of the Serengeti with a game viewing drive en-route. You'll have an option to visit the Olduvai Gorge where it is believed the remains of early man were discovered by the Leakey’s. Olduvai Gorge is arguably the most important fossil sites in the world. Over thirty miles long and about three-hundred feet deep, the gorge is part of a World Heritage Site called the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. During the months of December to March, one can have good views of the annual wildebeest migration who gather in the short plains of the Ndutu area for grazing. February to mid-March is the calving season. After a packed lunch, continue driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and your overnight stay at Rhino Lodge.

Accommodation: Rhino Lodge

12

Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu

After an early breakfast, you will descend the crater which is almost 600m deep.
The Crater was created when a large volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself two to three million years ago. It is famous for both its geological delights and for being a natural reserve which is home to some of the densest large mammal populations in the whole of the African continent. The drive down into the Crater is an adventure in itself and when you reach the Crater floor, you quickly find yourself amongst large numbers of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, and more than 500 bird species. The Crater provides you with the best chance for spotting the endangered black rhino and prides of lions, which can sometimes be spotted in the open grasslands. After lunch and an extensive game drive inside the crater, we will head to our comfort partner lodges in Karatu for dinner and your overnight stay at Marera Valley Lodge.

Accommodation: Eileen’s trees inn

13

Karatu to Arusha (Africa Amini Life) Original Maasai Lodge

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will depart for Arusha whereby you will get a chance to visit one of the Maasai villages located at Ngare Nanyuki, Arusha. At this lodge, you will experience the life of the Maasai people and the activities they do.
The activities include a spear-throwing competition against the Maasai, a nature walk with the Maasai, visiting a women’s workshop, and a donkey ride with the Maasai. Lunch will be offered as a hot meal and a choice of local food so that you experience the taste of local African food. After spending a day in the community, you will head to your room for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation:  Maasai Lodge African Amini

14

Onwards Travel

You will be served breakfast and lunch before you depart to the airport where you will catch your flight back home or have a flight to Zanzibar according to your flight departure time.

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